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IBM software to help reduce paper use


IBM Corp. today said that it is introducing software that will help companies automate paper-driven processes, lower their operating costs and cut paper use.

The Armonk-based company said the service is needed because consumption of paper is holding steady in American offices despite predictions that the growth of computers and e-mail would cut into use.

More than 90 percent of business information is still communicated on paper, resulting in the average office worker throwing out 100 to 200 pounds of paper annually, the company said.

This entry was posted on Tuesday, December 2nd, 2008 at 3:32 pm by Jay Loomis. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed.
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